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Students with Additional Needs

Library services and facilities for students with SENs.

The University has a bank of staff who are qualified to deliver first aid.  If you, or someone else needs first aid please alert a member of the library team.  If an ambulance is needed they can make the call. 

If you can't find a member of staff, or find yourself in an emergency situation off campus, or you are in crisis and need urgent assistance call 999 for the Police and/or Ambulance Service or visit your nearest A&E (in Lincoln this is Lincoln County Hospital). Or, for urgent but non-emergency health concerns make a same-day appointment at your GP or phone the NHS for advice on 111.


People who can help at the University include Student Advice (studentadvice@bishopg.ac.uk), who you can ask about BGU’s counselling service, and the Chaplaincy team (chaplaincy@bishopg.ac.uk).

The University provides access to Togetherall®: a free, confidential, anonymous online service to put you in contact with a counsellor at any time, night or day.  Go to Togetherall and join up with your BGU email address. It takes 5 minutes and you get immediate access to support.  Importantly, Togetherall isn’t designed for emergencies or life-threatening situations – in such cases please call 999 to speak to the emergency services.

You may find the free, online resource Understanding & Managing Anxiety: A Guide for Students useful, especially if you are living in Halls. 

Alternatively, there's always someone waiting to listen at the Samaritans (freephone 116123, jo@samaritans.org).

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